The intrepid College Point Pub Crawl 2013 crew visited the College Point Yacht Club’s private bar, then crossed the neighborhood on buses, on foot, and in the bed of a pickup truck to enjoy a fantastic Sichuanese dinner at Little Pepper.
After nearly a decade of exploring and shooting College Point, the one thing that stands out is change — in people, places, and attitudes.
We have been sponsoring an annual pub crawl in the not-that-far-from-Manhattan but very-hard-to-reach neighborhood of College Point, Queens since 2006. In December 2011, a skeleton crew kept the tradition alive while sampling some increased Chinese influences in the neighborhood.
“As RB wrote in 2006: ‘What better way to explore the fiber of the community that created the Bellinger boys than through drinking?’
Before the final show of the tour even started, the talent booker handed the band a fistful of dollars. She was tired of charging covers and simply told us to sell merch. After 10 shows in 12 days, Pittsburgh was just a party, played with cash in hand.